Give traditional bruschetta a delicious upgrade—it’s easy when you start with garlic toasts and add a layer of creamy hummus!
12 (1/2"thick) slices crusty French bread Olive oil cooking spray 1 clove garlic, peeled 3/4 cup hummus 12 fresh basil leaves 24 slices red and/or yellow plum tomatoes Salt and freshly ground pepper, optional 2 Tbs. thinly sliced fresh basil leaves
Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat each side of bread slices with olive oil spray. Place slices on baking sheet. Bake, turning once, until toasted, 3- 4 minutes per side. Rub one side of each toast with garlic; let cool.
Spread each toast with 1 Tbs. hummus. Top each toast with 1 basil leaf, then 2 tomato slices. If desired, sprinkle with salt and pepper. Garnish with sliced basil. For a delicious variation, try using pesto, roasted red pepper or roasted garlicflavored hummus. Servings: 6 Cals.: 139 Protein: 6 g. Fat: 4 g. (1 g. sat.) Chol.: 0 mg. Carbs.: 21 g. Sodium: 286 mg. Fiber: 3 g. Sugar: 2 g. Kitchen time: 25 minutes. Total time: 25 minutes.